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#918734 - 02/20/06 07:01 AM Re: How tall are you?
Andromeda_Aiken Offline
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Registered: 12/02/05
Posts: 43
Loc: Singapore
Hey lol don't feel so bad. I'm a teeny tiny 1.54m. That's what? 5'1? At least, according to my dad, that's 5'1. Sigh...

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#918735 - 02/20/06 09:05 AM Re: How tall are you?
LisztAddict Offline
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Registered: 12/12/05
Posts: 2896
Loc: Florida
My hands can spread out 9-key distance (C to E) \:\)

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#918736 - 02/20/06 04:27 PM Re: How tall are you?
PerformingYak Offline
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Registered: 11/16/05
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Loc: Lightning Ridge, Australia
Mine can too:)
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#918737 - 02/20/06 07:04 PM Re: How tall are you?
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Registered: 11/06/05
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Loc: Moorestown, NJ
I can take 11 keys and Im not sure how tall I am
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#918738 - 02/21/06 07:05 PM Re: How tall are you?
PerformingYak Offline
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Loc: Lightning Ridge, Australia
WOW!Rach.... just wow!
Well I'm guessing you A) are pretty tall and have normally proportioned hands (B) have huge hands compared to your short body (kinda like that dude in that episode of the simpsons who has a whole speech on his hand)
or (C) can dislocate a finger on demand
\:\)
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#918739 - 02/22/06 12:40 PM Re: How tall are you?
lol_nl Offline
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Registered: 02/21/06
Posts: 918
Loc: Ede, Netherlands
approx. 1.70 m (how many feet is that \:\) ?).

But I'm still growing! Just 13 :p
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#918740 - 02/22/06 02:45 PM Re: How tall are you?
Stormcrow Offline
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Registered: 08/23/05
Posts: 202
I can almost do 12 keys.


Btw, can someone remove the post that was made by that Skeptopotamus thing that's still in here? Thanks
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#918741 - 02/22/06 05:28 PM Re: How tall are you?
PerformingYak Offline
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Loc: Lightning Ridge, Australia
But you still haven't told us your height. You coudl also be only four feet tall with massive hands..... This image of tiny people with big hands is creeping me out.
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#918742 - 02/22/06 05:34 PM Re: How tall are you?
LisztAddict Offline
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Registered: 12/12/05
Posts: 2896
Loc: Florida
12 keys? from C to A (almost 2 octaves)? one hand?

For my height (classified info), I have pretty big hands. Creepy huh? \:D

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#918743 - 02/22/06 05:49 PM Re: How tall are you?
88Key_PianoPlayer Offline
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Registered: 02/02/02
Posts: 1906
Loc: El Cajon, CA
I can do C-E (octave+M3rd), but can't do Bb-D (octave+M3rd). What gives?

I have some music I'd like to write that includes things like C(-1)-C0-G2-E3 (octave+double_octave_5th+M6th) in the left hand and C5-E5-G5-G7-C8-E8-G8-G9 (Cmaj_chord,another 2 octaves higher,octave) in the right hand. Any suggestions?
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#918744 - 02/22/06 10:35 PM Re: How tall are you?
PianoBeast10489 Offline
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Registered: 11/17/04
Posts: 830
Loc: Virginia Beach,VA
5'7" almost 5'8". I can take 11 keys also.

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#918745 - 02/23/06 12:49 PM Re: How tall are you?
lol_nl Offline
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Until what age are your HANDS growing wider so you can take more keys \:\) ?
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#918746 - 02/23/06 02:18 PM Re: How tall are you?
Stormcrow Offline
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Registered: 08/23/05
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 Quote:
Originally posted by PerformingYak:
But you still haven't told us your height. You coudl also be only four feet tall with massive hands..... This image of tiny people with big hands is creeping me out. [/b]
Do you mean me or Rach.3Freak?
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#918747 - 02/23/06 04:38 PM Re: How tall are you?
PerformingYak Offline
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both of you
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#918748 - 02/23/06 09:38 PM Re: How tall are you?
Stormcrow Offline
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Originally posted by PerformingYak:
both of you [/b]
I don't know why but that made me laugh. \:D
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#918749 - 02/24/06 03:50 AM Re: How tall are you?
Euan Morrison Offline
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Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 1588
Loc: Edinburgh
5ft 10. Can only stetch 8 keys, although I can get 9 by forcing myself (not possible during a piece!).

(Have got a fairly big hand, but got short fingers)

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#918750 - 02/24/06 04:21 PM Re: How tall are you?
iNBi Offline
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Registered: 12/22/05
Posts: 220
Loc: Switzerland
6 foot (just right \:D )

Can stretch 11 keys, 12 after an hour of playin

(this fact btw is completely insignificant, i just copied Euan for the sake of it)

How pure is my character? I dunno, do mind recommending on ways to measure that hanna?

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#918751 - 02/26/06 11:55 PM Re: How tall are you?
PerformingYak Offline
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I don't know why but that made me laugh.
It made you laugh because you are very good at avoiding the question
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#918752 - 02/27/06 11:47 PM Re: How tall are you?
Stormcrow Offline
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 Quote:
Originally posted by PerformingYak:
 Quote:
I don't know why but that made me laugh.
It made you laugh because you are very good at avoiding the question [/b]
Really? Cool! \:D then I'll have to find out exactly how tall I am.
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#918753 - 03/01/06 09:18 AM Re: How tall are you?
LuigiV Offline
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Registered: 09/29/05
Posts: 119
Loc: Luserna S. G. (TO) ITALY
Just the length of my Kawai KG-3C ...

6' 1"

Luigi

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#918754 - 03/19/06 04:02 PM Re: How tall are you?
Listen2Coldplay Offline
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Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 41
Loc: Riverview, MI
I'm about 5'7. How is this relevant to piano?

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#918755 - 03/19/06 06:17 PM Re: How tall are you?
LisztAddict Offline
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Registered: 12/12/05
Posts: 2896
Loc: Florida
 Quote:
Originally posted by Listen2Coldplay:
How is this relevant to piano? [/b]
Taller people are more likely to have big hands, long fingers, long arms which give them some advantage in playing piano.

.....but we don't want to ask so direct. \:D

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#918756 - 04/07/06 04:30 PM Re: How tall are you?
pianojazz Offline
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Registered: 01/10/06
Posts: 359
Loc: dearborn, mi
I used to be just a hair over 6'2 but then I shaved my head so I'm a little shorter now.
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#918757 - 04/14/06 03:35 PM Re: How tall are you?
Gill the Piano Offline
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Registered: 01/20/06
Posts: 298
Loc: Marlow, Buckinghamshire, Engla...
5'8" not including hair and heels. I've listed my age and now height. If it gets to weight, I'm off... :rolleyes:
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#918758 - 04/15/06 06:09 AM Re: How tall are you?
lunarex Offline
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Registered: 10/27/04
Posts: 16
6' 2"
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#918759 - 05/05/06 03:58 AM Re: How tall are you?
Fledge Offline
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Registered: 05/04/06
Posts: 8
Loc: Wales
I'm 5'11" with size 12 feet.

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#918760 - 05/12/06 10:24 PM Re: How tall are you?
HiLine Offline
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Registered: 01/30/06
Posts: 131
Loc: Hanoi
5' 8"

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#918761 - 05/13/06 10:25 PM Re: How tall are you?
CTPianotech Offline
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Registered: 02/06/06
Posts: 1473
Loc: CT
SWM 5'11" 140lbs br/br ns ISO SWF w/BMW \:D
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#918762 - 06/12/06 11:57 PM Re: How tall are you?
John Citron Offline
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Registered: 07/15/05
Posts: 3925
Loc: Haverhill, Massachusetts
My height in feet and inches is the same as my Vogel 177T. - 5'10".

I have to start thinking in Algebra word problems. I'm starting a math class on June 27th!

John
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#918763 - 06/13/06 12:05 AM Re: How tall are you?
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Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
5'2" - sorely challenged.
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